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Brunch Dishes That Are Actually Good for You

Brunch is no ordinary meal; it's a bizarre mismatch of cuisines and dining norms that permits diners to get blitzed off tomato juice and vodka while devouring grilled coconut-rum French toast - all before noon.

But this strange weekend meal of booze, omelettes, and waffles doesn't have to be an over-indulgent calorie conundrum. Creating brunch at your home can be a delicious and elegant affair as long as you prepare the right foods. Skip the over-the-top waffles, butter-laden hollandaise sauce, slices of Canadian bacon, and deep-fried hash browns, and opt for some lighter fare instead.

14 Easy and Delicious Brunch Dishes That Are Actually Good for You Slideshow

But this strange weekend meal of booze, omelettes, and waffles doesn’t have to be an over-indulgent calorie conundrum